Christy Russell

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Drugs currently available for intrathecal administration are cleared rapidly from the CSF. DepoCyt is a slow-release formulation of cytarabine that maintains cytotoxic concentrations of free cytarabine in the CSF for >14 days following a single injection. DepoCyt was administered to 110 patients with a diagnosis of neoplastic meningitis based on either a(More)
PURPOSE VX-710 (biricodar, Incel) restores drug sensitivity to P-glycoprotein (MDR1) and multidrug resistance-associated protein (MRP1)-expressing cells. This Phase II study evaluated the safety/tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and efficacy of VX-710 plus paclitaxel in women with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer who were refractory to prior(More)
Gastrin has been shown to be a growth stimulant in pancreatic cancer cells. Gastrazole is a potent and selective gastrin receptor antagonist. Two randomised blinded trials were conducted to assess the effect of gastrazole in advanced pancreatic cancer. Patients with biopsy-proven, inoperable pancreatic carcinoma were recruited. Trial A compared protracted(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the toxicity and response rate following BCNU with oxygen inhalation and escalating dosages of fluosol administered to patients with radiographic progression of malignant glioma after definitive surgery and radiotherapy. METHOD This single arm, phase I-II multicenter trial, enrolled 99 patients with malignant gliomas recurrent after(More)
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